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, julian castro delivers a history-making speech, can he do what a young obama did eight years ago, when he made the speech that launched his career. we're behind the scenes. >>> and party on. the gloves are off. it's crunch time for president obama's campaign with the polls in a dead heat, can the democrats convince americans that things will be better the second time around? >>> good evening. i'm terry moran in charlotte, north carolina. day one of the democratic national convention. and here just, just a little while ago, michelle obama brought down the house. they had the signs "we love michelle." this one is prepackprepackaged, question about it. but the emotion response spontaneous, as michelle obama told the nation why she believes her husband deserves another four years in the white house. when she speaks of their love and dreams. no question about, michelle obama is the president's advocate. she's the president's not so secret weapon. >> serving as your first lady is an honor and privilege. >> reporter: when she stepped in the spotlight tonight, michelle obama is taking into prime
's inner circle. my all-star panel will be meeting a little later. san antonio mayor julian castro tossed out a lot of red meat in his keynote. i interviewed him tonight along with his brother. the big buzz tonight, of course, was the first lady michelle obama. the democrats' not so secret weapon. >> barack knows what it means when a family struggles. he knows what it means to want something more for your kids and grand kids. barack knows the american dream because he's lived it. and he wants everyone in this country, everyone to have the same opportunity no matter who we are or where we're from or what we look like or who we love. >> to break down michelle obama's speech, john king and gloria borger. apologizing for the heat in here. >> you've attracted quite a crowd. >> it's the sizzling energy bouncing off the place. i had the castro brothers who were very dynamic and very impressive i thought tonight. michelle obama i thought knocked it out of the park as you americans would say. gloria, what did you think? >> yeah. i thought she did. if you were sort of a couch potato democrat, you'r
. no judy i thought he was great. duval patrick hit it out of the freaking park. so did julian castro and michelle obama. and bill the lesson that clint eastwood taught america if you are in a debate with an empty chair, you have got to win the debate. yeah, i guess that was the first debate of this election. [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: hey, good morning, everybody, good to see you this morning, and welcome to the "full court press," on this wednesday september 5th, coming to you live on current tv all the way across this great land of ours again from charlotte, north carolina capitol of the democratic national convention, and day two of the democratic national convention. what a great night last night. julian castro, giving the keynote speech and michelle obama giving the most powerful speech of the night. we'll hear from elizabeth warren and vice president joe biden here tonight. what a difference between here and charlotte, and the lackluster event in tampa last week. we'll have randi weingarten. but first the current tv update from lisa ferguson. >> hi b
. >> at the end of the day, my most important title is still mom in chief. >> keynote speaker julian castro touched the crowd with his story of humble beginnings the first hispanic to deliver a keynote speech at the dnc. he talked up the president but delivered a punch to mitt romney. >> i don't think governor romney nent meant any marm. he has no idea how good he's had it. mitt romney quite simply doesn't get it. >> it was a democratic party so speakers served up a lot of red meat. >> if mitt was santa claus, he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves. >> women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar men make. maybe 23 cents doesn't sound like a lot to someone with a swiss bank account, a cayman island investment. >> put simply, women in america cannot trust mitt romney. >> i want to bring in ruth marcus, columnist for "washington post" and political reporter nick con sore ri. let's talk about michelle obama. it was called a resounding trium triumph. what do you think she accomplished? >> i think it was very important as we saw with ann romney's speech. spouses serve a very valid
. >> and a huge night. it really can't be overstated for a young man by the name of julian castro. and if americans don't know that name right now, they're going to know it. walk me through june julian castro, why he's the keynoter and what it means. >> well, he's the mayor of san antonio. he is the first latino keynote at the democratic national convention. also a huge personal story that democrats hope people will really buy into and listen to. he is like the president of the united states, a harvard law grad. he has a twin brother. he grew up with a single mom, some challenges there in his personal life. and pretty dynamic speaker. so people are hoping to tune in. obviously, for democrats, the latino vote is huge this election cycle. even here in states like north carolina, a large and growing minority population. so they're hoping julian castro really strikes a cord this evening, ashley. >> and people should remember back in 2004, there was a young man who was the keynote speaker named, oh, i believe it was barack hussein obama. >> i was on the floor for that. >> ah, you reme
in the party, san antonio mayor julian castro, who will deliver the keynote address just as obama did eight years ago. also speaking tonight, first lady michelle obama. her job, reach out to women voters of both parties. cnn's edlavendera has a closer look. but, first, dana bash, what are the main priorities that democrats will be pushing tonight? >> reporter: well, democratic officials say the main priority is to remind people that this just isn't just about whether or not they should fire or hire again president obama. it's that it's going to be a choice. and this is really if you talk to any strategist of any party kind of the way you run an incumbent's re-election campaign. that it is a choice between the president and mitt romney. so they'll try to what they say is crystallize that choice between the two men. and they're also going to try to emphasize the fact that as president obama has been doing for months that they believe that the democratic party is the party for the middle class. and also talk about, they say, the accomplishments that they feel that the president hasn't gotten e
. you start with an introduction to someone that you may not know, julian castro and then you end the way they ended tonight. michelle obama owned this convention, the delegates. i've been on the floor -- in the way that no speaker that has owned the floor of the convention in tampa. you could just -- you heard the -- you could watch emotional connections from the delegates to the first lady. it was very powerful to watch and it's got to be something that democrats have to feel good about just the -- how much passion there is for the president. here, the passion on the floor when you saw it was never for mitt romney. it was always against the president. and it's just -- it is just one of those striking differences, at least on this first night that i've taken away being here, seeing how everybody here is listening to all of the speeches, even the ones at 8:00 and 7:00 and at 8:30 versus tampa where they really only tune in at 10:00. >> chuck, let me ask you something about chris hayes said about the structure, be that this is an effort to take inarguably the president's strong sui
grading the president's performance on a defining issue in this election. and a look at julian castro. the young american mayor who is delivering the keynote address from his mother's influence. >> she gave me a sense that public service could be noble. >> to what supporters say about his similarities to the president. >> i'm very flattered by the comparisons. >> shep: how he's set to make history tonight. plus, michelle obama scheduled to take the stage to talk up her husband. but there is one thing you should absolutely not expect to hear her say. and how her speech could compare with that of ann romney at the rnc. but first from fox's tuesday night live from charlotte, the democratic national convention is now officially underway. and how is this for timing? today the national debt clock topped $16 trillion for the first time in u.s. history. we'll have more on that a little later with gather are you willis. we'll three hours away from the headliners, including the first lady, michelle obama. she checked out the stage yesterday. president obama says he can not compete with the firs
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on a rising star in the democratic party. we're talking about san antonio julian castro following in the footsteps of bill clinton and barack obama, hoping he'll appeal to the growing latino population. here's a look at the man and the mission that he's facing. >> it's been my pleasure to serve as mayor. >> reporter: meet julian castro, popular latino mayor of san antonio, texas, and a darling of the democratic base who will deliver the keynote speech at the national convention in charlotte. democrats have a long tradition of rolling out the party's rising stars for such an honor. >> the keynote speech is to set the tone for the entire convention. >> we will have a new president of the united states. a democrat born not to the blood of kings but to the blood of pioneers and immigrants. >> bill clinton gave the keynote speech. barack obama has given a keynote speech. i'm julian castro. >> reporter: castro knows the burden is on him to appeal to latinos as well as inspire a broader audience of voters. >> the choice that we have to make in this election is whether to continue to inve
because he's lived it. >>> rejecting romney. san antonio mayor julian castro uses the convention's keynote address to make the case against the gop ticket. >> their theory has been tested. it failed. our economy failed. the middle class paid the price, your family paid the price. mitt romney just doesn't get it. >>> election violence in canada. quebec's newly elected premier is pulled off stage after a deadly shooting at her victory rally. >>> the seal's story. one of the elite commandos who took out osama bin laden tells scott pelley about the mission and how it almost failed. >> at this point, i was pretty sure we were going in. >> going to crash? sure we were going in. >> going to crash? >> yeah. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, september 5, 2012. >>> good morning everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. at the democratic national convention is it's all about re-electing president obama. former president bill clinton makes his case tonight. last night speaker after speaker cast president obama as a champion of the people and his rival
about the costs of their dresses? i didn't see anyone asking about julian castro's fabulous suit and the matching suits between his brother and him, but i tell you what, we know even because of all the coverage and the tweeting what the cost of ann romney's oscar de la rent a's dress was, and the cost of michelle obama's tracy reese dress. >> they go there because it shows who is in touch with the middle class and who isn't. when michelle obama talked approximate denver, the cost of her dress reached $1,000. when you're the first lady of the united states, you have a bevy of dresses designed for you, and that is no different for ann romney, but that plays into the narrative, so that's why you see the focus on it. it's a down time in the economy, and it is an attempt, again, to suggest that the romneys are out of touch with middle class americans, which that will be up to the american people to decide, but i think that story plays into that narrative. >> i want to button this up with something else we see so prevalently in this day and age is digital media. the number of tweets th
castro. >> yes, julian castro, exactly, he's the youngest mayor of the seventh largest city in his country. an extraordinary story. he has an identical twin brother who will be appearing on that stage to introduce him. so don't think it's an optical illusion. once it happens there will be two of them on the stage. i talked to him earlier, he watched barack obama when he cave a keynote speech, and of course, it really turned him into a giant national figure. and he said he cannot, cannot bear to think that people are going to judge him against that speech. he's so nervous. >> like barack obama, the son of a single mother. also a harvard law school grad. his twin brother joaquin is coming to the stage right now to introduce him. he's running for congress in san antonio, up on the ballot in november. >> and, again, this is the postcard of the future, as they like to say, with the changing demographics in this country. but he is the first hispanic keynote speaker at a democratic national convention. a quick thought, donna? >> barbara jordan, 1976, of course, barack obama, 2004, this is
of their labor. >> it was a big night for the dems and for san antonio mayor julian castro who burst onto the national scene, delivering the keynote speech and, of course, there were also michelle obama's touching closing remarks about her husband. but the night wasn't all soft. it was -- there were also attacks on mitt romney. >> he just has no idea how good he's had it. >> maybe 23 cents doesn't sound like a lot to someone with a swiss bank account, a cayman island investment. >> mitt romney talks a lot about all the things he fixed. i can tell you, massachusetts was not one of them. >> mitt romney had a chance to show his support for the brave men and women he is seeking to command. but he chose to criticize president obama instead of even uttering the word afghanistan. >> whoo. let's bring in political analyst and former rnc chair michael seal. how is it going. >> i'm great. how are you doing? >> i'm doing very well. you were in tampa and charlotte. compare the two a little bit for us. ho had the stronger night out of the gates. one of the things that struck me was not just the qualit
and lilly ledbetter. all leading up to keynote speaker julian castro and headliner michelle obama. more on them coming up. vice president biden is expected to be there thursday and the president later in the week. >> whatever i say here today, it's going to be at best, a distant second to the speech you will hear tonight from the star of the obama family, michelle obama. on thursday night, i will offer what i believe is a better path forward. a path that will create good jobs. and strengthen our middle class. and grow our economy. and the good news is, virginia, that in just two months, you get to choose which path we take. >> our very own steve kornacki is? charlotte. steve, what's the vibe ahead of tonight's big speeches? >> i tell you just a minute ago we had one heck of a crowd behind us. some of them are still here can which is great but skies just opened and the pouring rain all of a sudden. that seems to happen a lot here in charlotte. you talked about michelle obama and we will discuss that later, i know. but i think, you know, the interesting thing to keep in mind about officia
-old mayor of san antonio, texas, julian castro. >> texas may be the one place where people actually still have boot straps. >> reporter: castro, the first latino keynote speaker at a democratic convention, was introduced by his identical twin brother, a candidate for congress. castro told the american dream story of his self-taught mexican born grandmother. >> i can still remember her every morning as joaquin and i walked out the front door to school making the sign of the cross behind us, saying. [ speaking in foreign language ] may got bless you. >> reporter: still in true keynote tradition, he threw the eager democratic crowd plenty of red meat. >> when it comes to letting people love who they love and marry who they want to marry, mitt romney says no. when it comes to expanding access to good health care, mitt romney -- >> says no! >> actually, mitt romney said yes and now he says -- >> no! >> reporter: he also reached out to younger voters by calling romney a flip-flopper in a lexicon of today's pop culture. >> governor romney has undergone an extreme makeover. and it ain't pretty. >
keynote address, julian castro, the 37-year-old mayor of san antonio. democrats hope his personal story will resonate with latinos. >> my mother worked very hard so that joaquin and i could have a very good shot in life and reach our dreams. >> reporter: joaquin is castro's twin brother, who will introduce him tonight. castro is one of six hispanics speaking tonight. but while modern conventions are tightly scripted affairs, before this gathering even started, a basic question tripped up the democrats. >> can you honestly say that people are better off today than they were four years ago? >> no, but that's not the question of this election. >> reporter: while martin o'malley reversed himself the next day. >> we are clearly better off as a country because we're creating jobs rather than losing them. >> reporter: it hasn't stopped the republican ticket from exploiting the misstep. even adding an are you better off sign to paul ryan's podium. >> he cannot tell you that you're better off. after getting -- after four years of getting the runaround, what america needs is a turnaround. and the
or what we look like or who we love. [ cheering and applause ] before the first lady spoke, julian castro electrified the crowd, the first latino to deliver the keynote speech at a democratic convention >> my mother fought hard for civil rights so instead of a mop i could hold this microphone. [ cheering and applause ] >> and a reminder, you can watch uninterrupt commercial -- -- uninterrupted commercial-free coverage on comcast 193. and you can find first lady michelle obama and julian castro's speeches in their entirety on our website. >> changes coming to the forecast tomorrow. increasing clouding and a chance of thunderstorms. thursday we'll continue to see the cloudy conditions, into friday back to our typical summer pattern. morning fog, afternoon sunshine. satellite and radar pictures, that's what it looks like right now. the fol along the coastline -- fog along the coastline spilling into the east bay. down south, more cloudiness coming into southern california, making its way up the coastline. that is going to move into the bay area tomorrow along with the threat of thundershower
addressing the charlotte democrats. he'll also see julian castro, the rising star. i want to play some sound of the president campaigning today. he's critiquing mitt romney's economic plan. >> plan that says we're going to make middle class families pay for another budget busting $250,000 tax cut for people making $3 million a year or more. that's not really persuasive to most people. we don't think that will magically translate into jobs or p prosperity for people. families won't be better off if we put the wall street reforms we put into place to prevent another financial crisis or we'll be better off if we remove rules to protect our air and water or we're going to take away protections we put in place to make sure that health care is there for you when you get sick. >> the president speaking today in virginia. mitt romney today, he did take a ride through vermont. his motorcade was stymied by a tract tractor. the tractor pulled over. romney is rehearsing for the presidential debates. the first one is not for another month. let's begin with the first lady. big night for her. what should w
, julian castro. is he nervous? [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001. since then, there's been one wedding, 2 kids, and 43 bottles of olay total effects. so in spite of 185 tantrums 378 pre-dawn starts and a lot of birthdays, caroline still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay you can challenge what's possible. 60 years, millions of women, real results. >>> stocks were up and down. the dow jones industrial average closed almost 55 points down. the s&p dropped less than two points. >>> let's take a look at your consumer alert. summer is drawing to a close. the holiday season will be here before you know it. one major store is revamping its layaway program. >> reporter: toys 'r us are gearing up for the holiday season. with the economic outlook unserntion the store is make changes. it's offering free layaway. the store plans to wave the $5 upfront fee through october. shoppers have to make a 20% down payment and pay the total by mid-december. there is fine print. the free layaway only applies to proppeds like toys and video games but
convencion. julian castro, alcalde de san antonio mitt romney ha pasado por una transformacion. y nosotros le diremos que no en noviembre. 6 millones de mujeres, de un total de 12 millones de latinos votaran este noviembre . melissa san miguel, delegada de california los temas que estan impactando a las jovenes latinas como seguro de salud, educacion. eso todo importa y es importante que las mujeres salgamos a votar este noviembre. la convencion tambien aprobo la plataforma electoral democrata, que incluyo un llamado a 1 reforma migratoria integral, y destacando la reciente accion diferida para jovenes indocumentados pero activistas de inmigracion realizaron un acto de desobediencia civil bloqueando la calle frente al sitio de la convencion acusando a la administracion obama de que debe definir si quiere batir el record en deportaciones o ayudar a los inmigrantes. la protesta termino en arrestos.lee que obama entienda de que lado va a estar, va a estar de lado de la comunidad o va a quedar como el presidente que ha deportado a muchas personas.esta de cnn/orc mostro que mitt romney logro un al
. >>> after making a big impression this week at the democratic national convention. julian castro hits the campaign trail in virginia. he's not the only one in the commonwealth this weekend. >>> in sports, so the 9:15 meeting looks like it's going to start a little late... um, but i uh... (interupting) oh okay - okay yup that's fine. excuse me - sorry. yes! vo: from the new, to the hard to find: when it's on your mind, it's on ebay™. >>> president obama had a high profile surrogate on the campaign trail for him today in virginia, julian castro attended a kickoff in alexandria. he was the keynote speaker at the convention in charlotte earlier this week. he talked about why president obama deserves a second term. >> there's no question, it's a close race in virginia. i believe what's going to tip the scales is president obama's commitment to creating opportunity and economic prosperity. what he has done already, 30 straight months of private sector job growth. what he wants to do in the future. >> the president spent the day in the battleground state of florida, where he was joined by
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as fair pay advocate lilly ledbetter and san antonio mayor julian castro. then no paper, no fear. 10 undocumented activists are arrested for blocking a street just outside the time warner cable arena. >> fighting for our rights, our rights to work, our rights to be with our families. >> that it is party time. at&t, duke energy and time warner, coca-cola and bank of america. we will look at the corporate sponsorship parties here in charlotte with the sunlight foundation. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from charlotte, north carolina. outrage has erupted in yemen of the killing of 13 civilians in u.s. drone strike on sunday. the yemeni government officials have confirmed the tolls and the intended target of the strike was completely messed. according to cnn, outraged family members attempted to deliver the victims' bodies to the residents of the omnipresent, but were denied entry. the yemeni government says it is investigating the new united nations envoy to syria has warned the c
, i talked to the mayor of san antonio, julian castro who, by the way, is only 37 years old. how will we know that you're nervous? >> i can guarantee you i'll be nervous. when i get up there, i'll be ready. >> and the first hispanic? >> yeah, the first hispanic. it feels like a great opportunity. i'm very honored. at the same time, i'm not going to try to live up to folks that are in a different league. >> the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die. >> there is not a black america and a white america and latino america, an asiaen america. there's the united states of america. >> a lot of folks have asked about president obama's 2004 speech, he's a person of unique ability and talent. i'm going to be myself. >> like that newcomer, barack obama, castro is a son of a single mom. his grand mother immigrated to this country, taught herself english, worked as a maid, not only did julian graduate from harvard law, so did his twin brother joaquin by one minute. >> is there any chance that you could ask your brother to substitute four? just trying the twin thin
in private. >>> let's turn to julian castro now, shall we? san antonio's mayor made history last night simply by walking up to the podium. castro became the first latino to deliver the dnc's keynote address. but he delivered much more. he shared personal stories of his family's struggles and dreams and got the crowd to mock mitt romney. >> when it comes to expanding access to good health care, mitt romney -- >> says no! >> actually, actually, actually, actually mitt romney said yes, and now he says no. >> after his speech and his rave reviews from the democratic crowd, castro and his twin brother sat down with cnn's piers morgan. >> america has been the land of opportunity. and so it's -- our family i think is one example of that. but there's so many other examples. and the importance of tonight and this election is which one of these candidates is going to ensure that america remains unquestionably the land of opportunity in the coming years. and tonight my speech was about why i'm convinced that's president barack obama. >> at the bottom of the hour, we'll take a closer look at castro's spe
will gavel to order this afternoon. we'll hear from julian castro, the mayor of san antonio and also a twin. his brother is in politics as well. michelle obama has a speech in prime time and her job will be very similar to ann romney's job, which is accent wait the personal and highlighting president obama as a father and family man. dana bash, what do you expect her to say? >> looking back four years ago, she was kind of seen as a potential liability. she was kind of harsh and the goal was to soften her. >> now she's so much more popular -- >> he wishes he had her approval numbers. >> which tends to happen with first ladies. kind of val dater for her husband. and her speech will talk about her own accomplishments and some of the things she's done in the white house with children and with -- >> the whole health. >> nutrition and things like that. those are some of the things i'm told she'll talk about. >> the big event will be julian castro's speech. i didn't realize that's the first time a latino -- that stuns me for democrats and republicans. i find it shocking. >> it is given how importa
'm told she'll talk about. >> the big event will be julian castro's speech. i didn't realize that's the first time a latino -- that stuns me for democrats and republicans. i find it shocking. >> it is given how important that section of the electorate is. he's 37 years old. he's an identical twin. >> his brother likes to say he's the better looking one. >> and people will be able to judge that because he's going to introduce julian tonight. they have an amazing story. and as you said, not unlike the story that we heard from then kind of unknown barack obama in 2004 when he gave the keynote, he's going to talk about his personal history and mexican-american roots and grandmother who came to the country and about how he kind of understood and got to know about politics at a very young age with his twin brother by going around with his mother. >> both of them are very well educated, i think they were both 37 years old. >> 37. i think they are going to be 38 later this month. >> september 13th, a couple of days from mine. everybody take note of that. there's 74,000 person outdoor stad
campaign adviser is with us. san antonio mayor julian castro and along with his twin brother, texas state rep joaquin castro and the actor john leguizamo is with us. "starting point" begins right now. welcome, everybody, our team with us this morning, dana bash, senior congressional correspondent and danle malloy and ryan liz za, the washington correspondent for the new yorker. how are you holding up, ryan? yeah, both of us, holding up. our "starting point" this morning is hail to the mom in chief as we heard michelle obama say. first lady firing up the delegates on the first night of the democratic national convention, rousing speech that was political and also very personal. another headliner was the san antonio mayor julian castro, one of the party's rising stars. he's the first latino to ever deliver a democratic keynote address. you see him hugging his twin brother. they look exactly the same. tonight the convention spotlight will shine on former president, bill clinton, he'll be nominating barack obama for a second term. and also it will be important for him to bolster the theme of
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